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Tue 16 Apr, 2019
Dennehy: The Last Hotel
Evidence of Irish opera’s current resurgence comes with The Last Hotel, the first of a projected trilogy by composer Donnacha Dennehy and playwright...
Mon 14 May, 2018
Saint-Saëns: Symphonic Poems
It’s always a pleasure to listen to Camille Saint-Saëns’s melodious, well-crafted, innovative and – here – vividly descriptive music, whether...
Thu 29 Dec, 2016
Danse macabre – Orchestral works by Balakirev, Dukas, Dvořák, Ives, Mussorgsky & Saint-Saëns
Captured live in concert within the accommodating acoustic of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra's new home, Kent Nagano's Halloween-inspired programme...
Tue 20 Dec, 2016
Here’s a find. A 20th-century opera not performed since 1954 (in New York), never recorded and deserving of greater attention. Erik Chisholm’s...
Tue 25 Oct, 2016
Dean: Shadow Music; Etüdenfest; Short Stories; Testament; Beethoven: Adagio molto e mesto from String Quartet in F major, Op 59 No 1 (arr Brett Dean)
Menace and the macabre lurk in the unsettling echoes and shifting shadows that abound in this compendium by the doyen of Australian post-modernism,...
Fri 20 Jun, 2014
Martinů: Cello Sonatas Nos 1-3; Mustonen: Sonata for cello and piano; Sibelius: Malinconia, Op 20
This isn’t the first time that Steven Isserlis has recorded Martinů’s three Cello Sonatas (which span the period from 1939-1952). His first...
Tue 07 May, 2013
Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre; Le Rouet d'Omphale; Phaéton; La Jeunesse d'Hércule; Marche héroïque; Introduction and Rondo capriccioso; Havanaise
If you love Carnival of the Animals and have ever wondered what other treasures came from the pen of the French composer Camille Saint-Saëns, this...
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